Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy



Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 220
10 118
11 118
12 118
UG 99

Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy is a public high school of the Elizabeth Public Schools located in Elizabeth, NJ. It has 673 students in grades 9th through 12th. Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy is the 284th largest public high school in New Jersey and the 8,570th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 9.9 to 1.

Total Students: 673
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 9.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 68

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Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 403
(60%)
3,099
(51%)
 Female 270
(40%)
3,013
(49%)

Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 486
(72%)
4,326
(71%)
 Black 144
(21%)
1,240
(20%)
 White 38
(6%)
434
(7%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
105
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

Outer ring represents school district
  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 531
(79%)
4,612
(75%)
 Not Eligible 80
(12%)
967
(16%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 62
(9%)
533
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy is ranked 69th out of 481 ranked schools in New Jersey, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (88.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 34.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 685
2010 718
2011 663
2012 692
2013 700
2014 687
2015 673

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 9.8
2010 10.9
2011 8.7
2012 11
2013 10.1
2014 9.5
2015 9.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.85401459854015
2010 0.88022284122563
2011 0.83861236802413
2012 0.90751445086705
2013 0.90714285714286
2014 0.84425036390102
2015 0.88112927191679

Compare Thomas A. Edison Career and Technical Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
990.0% 9.9:1
 
1,135.9% 11.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 88.1%
 

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